Get ready, Bobcats, for Recyclemania 2019! This is an 8-week long nationwide competition against colleges and universities to see who can divert the most waste from their waste stream. In other words, this is a recycling war! Ohio University is a two-time National Gameday Challenge champions. We are currently on our 6th week of the competition, and amazingly we have diverted over half a million pounds! Keep up the good work, bobcats.
Be smart and reuse, reduce, recycle.
Mixed Recycling: Ohio University and Athens City have gone Single-stream -- a newer and more efficient method than previous practices. All clean paper, cardboard, cartons, glass bottles and jars, metal cans, aluminum foil, and #1 through #7 plastics including plastic bags are now recycled together in a single container! Learn more
Ohio University has set a goal of recycling 80% of all waste generated. Campus Recycling is responsible for maintaining, monitoring, troubleshooting and upgrading the recycling and solid waste at all campus buildings and grounds areas. Within these areas are 4,000 recycling units in residence halls consisting of 16,000 bins; 350 bins in apartments; and recycling containers in all offices and other areas in academic, administrative and support areas.